b"2 Delhi INDIAN SUBCONTINENTYOUR ITINERARY 2 1 AgraJaipurFatehpur Sikri2Days 1-3Delhi RanthamboreFollowing our flight to Delhi, we land in the Indian capital on Day 2 and transfer to our hotel. We begin sightseeing on Day 3, taking a guided tour of both Old and New Delhi. This vibrant metropolis presents aINDIAheady blend of medieval, colonial and modern architecture to admire. And, in order to really absorb the unique atmosphere, we set out on2 Mumbaia rickshaw ride through the narrow streets of the historic bazaar to Chandni Chowk, where the smell of Indian spices floats on the air. WeNights in hotel Rail Coach Flyalso visit Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat and the citys iconic Red Fort. Later, weUNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES explore the wide, leafy avenues of New Delhi, stopping at the India Gate war memorial, the grand Rashtrapati Bhavan, Mughal Emperor Humayuns Tomb and Qutab Minar - Indias tallest stone tower. Discover Old and New Delhi. Days 4-5Agra, the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri Enjoy two game drives in We board Indias first semi-high-speed train, the Gatimaan Express, forRanthambore National Park. the journey to Agra. Famed worldwide for its iconic buildings, much ofSee the sights of Agra including this city boasts UNESCO World Heritage status. We take a tour of theAgra Fort and the Taj Mahal.TAJ MAHAL city, visiting two of its best-known attractions - the imposing Agra FortExplore Mumbai as the sun rises and the incredible Taj Mahal. Leaving Agra by coach on Day 6, we stopover the Arabian Seaat Fatehpur Sikri, a perfectly-preserved red sandstone city built in the 16th century as Indias political capital, but abandoned after only 14WHAT'S INCLUDEDHIGHLIGHTS OF INDIA, MUMBAI years due to a lack of water. We continue to Ranthambore National Park aboard the Shatabdi Express. UK Tour Manager throughoutAND THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE Day 6Tiger spotting in Ranthambore Flights from London Heathrow Considered to be the best park in India for spotting the elusive Royalto Delhi and from Mumbai to Bengal tiger, Ranthambore is also home to over 300 other species ofLondon Heathrow11 DAYS FROM 1,695 birds, crocodiles, deer and monkeys. Some of the other rare creatures that roam its forests and scrublands include leopards, panthers, hyenasAll internal flights, rail and Uncover Indias iconic landmarks and enchanting wildlife as we explore fromand even sloth bears. Look out for the parks incredible range of wildlifecoach transfersas we travel with an expert guide in both the morning and afternoon to bustling Delhi to the Bollywood capital of Mumbai. Discover ancient cities by rail,increase our chance of a tiger sighting. 9 nights 4 and 5-Star hotel see the iconic Taj Mahal and visit tiger-rich Ranthambore National Park. accommodationDays 7-8Jaipur 21 meals including 9 breakfasts, 3 Travelling to the Pink City of Jaipur, the rest of your day is free. We startlunches and 9 dinners FLIGHT UPGRADES FROM 200 PER PERSON EACH WAY - SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY Day 8s guided tour at the impressive Amber Fort. Sat on the edge of Maota Lake, its one of three ancient hilltop forts that dominate the hillsAll tour excursionsabove Jaipur, and is known for its artistic Hindu elements and complex collection of underground passages, courtyards and gateways. WeREGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLERANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARKcontinue to the ornately decorated City Palace - home to the currentfrom Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Maharajah of Jaipur as well as an early 18th-century AstronomicalAberdeen, Belfast and Manchester at no The lush, green surrounds of RanthamboreObservatory - before driving past the Palace of the Winds. additional cost.National Park are renowned as one of the bestDays 9-11Mumbai and homeplaces in the world to catch a glimpse of majesticWe board our internal flight to Mumbai. A gateway to the rest of India2022 TOUR DATESwild tigers. The park was declared a Project Tigerever since the Suez Canal opened in 1869, Mumbai became the heartSep 15 1,695 Oct 27 1,945reserve in 1973, and today is an adored destinationof the spice trade between the sub-continent and the Mediterranean, for wildlife photographers and tourists alike, largelyand we have the chance to taste some of these delicious flavours for22 1,845 Nov 10, 17 1,945due to its extraordinary tiger population.ourselves at this evenings cooking demonstration. Day 10 begins earlyOct 6 1,945 Dec 1 1,895with a unique dawn walking tour that takes us to Colaba Dock, where13, 20 1,995A visit to Ranthambore affords us the chance tofishermen gather after a night at sea. Continuing along the almost embark on a game drive through the verdantempty DN Road, we admire the colonial-era buildings on our way to2023 TOUR DATESlandscapes. Look out for the parks incredibleCrawford Market. We also explore the vibrant neighbourhoods of range of wildlife; among a host of other captivatingByculla and Dadar before returning to our hotel. Later, we set out onJan 26 1,895 Sep 14 1,695creatures, including crocodiles and monkeys, wea sightseeing tour by coach which includes the Gateway of India, theFeb 9 1,995 Oct 5 1,995may spot the striking orange and black stripes ofimpressive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Mani Bhavan, GandhisMar 9 1,995 Nov 30 1,895the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger, basking in the sun orformer home. Our final stop is Mahalakshmi Dhobi Ghat, an open-airApr 13 1,795sauntering through the wilderness. laundromat where hundreds of dedicated washers clean clothes theTour Code: GMJ| per person based on 2 time-honoured waywith elbow grease and concrete tubs. Biddingsharing. Deposit from 300 per person. Supplement for solo travellers from 500. Please farewell to India on Day 11, we transfer to the airport for our flight backnote the itinerary for 2022 departures may to the UK.differ, please call for more details. For the latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice78 INDIAN SUBCONTINENT Call us on 01904 527194 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 79"